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Recom Technologies and Video Name Tag

Sean and Lynn fromRecom Technologies join Andy and Esby for the TPN Live CES coverage. They demonstrate the programmable LCD video name tags. The name tags use OLED screens and have two gigabytes of internal memory that can be accessed via USB. The video name tag sells for $198. Check out Andy’s Floor Interview with Recom Check out Todd’s Floor Interview with Recom Interview by Andrew McCaskey of RV News Net Interview by Esbjorn Larsen TPN CES 2011 Live Coverage Sponsors: Thanks to Audible for sponsoring GoDaddy services saves you money! New Customers Save 25% on Hosting at GoDaddy. Thanks to Luxor...

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USB on Live TPN CES 2011 Coverage

Jeff Ravencraft from the USB Implementers Forum came on to the TPN Live CES coverage. He discusses deployment of USB hardware interface standards; including USB 3.0 and wireless USB. So-called “Superspeed” USB can operate up to 10 times faster than 2.0 standards. USB 3.0 ports can supply up to twice as much power as USB 2.0 ports, which is important for charging many of today’s portable devices more quickly. Mr. Ravencraft also discusses the certification process that USB devices and device manufacturers must go through in order to be able to legally display the respective official USB logos. Check out the...

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Altorr Assisted Living Products – Altorr Auto Door Opener

Bradford Clough joins Andy and Esby for the TPN Live CES coverage. He discusses Altor and the Altor Automated Door Opener along with a number of other products that incorporates voice control to assist those with heavy physical challenges. Intelligent doors, washing systems, TV’s and more. All for people who cannot get to these devices easily. Altorr makes devices that enable those with extreme physical challenges to live a more independent lifestyle. Their products include a device that can interface with infrared remote controlled devices along with Zigbee home networked devices for an extensive array of voice commands, such as turning...

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Promise Technology Inc and DLNA

Billy Harrison joins Andy and Esby on the TPN Live CES coverage. He talks about Promise Technology and DLNA, the next level in appliance networking. DLNA is a way to have your smart devices talk with each other. More to the point, TV’s, Blu Ray players, computers and mobile devices. Therefore, if you want to watch a show, you can do that in multiple areas around the house. Check out the floor interview we did with Billy for DLNA. Interview by Andrew McCaskey of RV News Net Interview by Esbjorn Larsen TPN CES 2011 Live Coverage Sponsors: Thanks to Audible...

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Video Name Tag Brings Name Tags to Next Level

The idea of having a name tag that produces video is pretty cool. Video Name Tag is a fun little piece of flair that really takes this to the next level. Load it up, pin it on and let the tag say hi. Check out the Video Name Tag video by Todd Interview by Andrew McCaskey of RV News Net TPN CES 2011 Live Coverage Sponsors: Thanks to Audible for sponsoring GoDaddy services saves you money! New Customers Save 25% on Hosting at GoDaddy. Thanks to Luxor for sponsoring Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 4:00 — 65.6MB)

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Tab Safe on TPN Live CES 2011 Show

Chris Morgan and James Chiavetta join Andy and Esby for the TPN Live CES coverage. They talk about TabSafe – a device that will distribute medication and reminders during the day. Check out the Floor Interview with Tab Safe Interview by Andrew McCaskey of RV News Net Interview by Esbjorn Larsen TPN CES 2011 Live Coverage Sponsors: Thanks to Audible for sponsoring GoDaddy services saves you money! New Customers Save 25% on Hosting at GoDaddy. Thanks to Luxor for sponsoring Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 22:48 — 285.7MB)

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Sifteo 3D Video Game Blocks

Sifteo is a game using blocks with video screens on them. As you play, you try to match colored images from one block to another. As you go, the game gets increasingly difficult. This is the first game I have seen that has taken the old tactile feel and put it with a technology. The Sifteo game is unlike dominoes or mahjong. It’s just a different way to play. Sifteo connects to the PC to install the games. You can play different types of games on the Sifteo bricks. The PC will also push out sound effects if you want. The...

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Mattel MindFlex Dual Controls the Ball with your Mind

Andy tries to move a ball. Not with his fingers, toes or any other part of his body than his mind. Mattel MindFlex Dual is a new version of the product they debuted two years ago. Using brainwaves, a headset transmits the brainwaves to direct the ball. A mind meter also tells you how much activity is going through. There are 5 different games in the program, including a team program. You would control the ball together to get a desired result. The game will be availabel in August for $99.99. Interview by Andrew McCaskey of RV News Net TPN CES...

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USB Implementers Forum Announce Superspeed: 5 GB per second USB

Up to ten times the speed of HighSpeed 480Mb/sec, the 5Gb/sec signaling rate of the new standard moves to the next level- a 25GB HD movie, with Superspeed will take 60-70 seconds to transfer. Certified notebooks from HP, NEC, Asus and a number of other companies are already available. The new Sandy Bridge chipset from Intel is a key enabling technology. The USB Implementers Forum certifies products from manufacturers around the world. Over 165 products are already certified. Interview by Andrew McCaskey of RV News Net TPN CES 2011 Live Coverage Sponsors: Thanks to Audible for sponsoring GoDaddy services saves you...

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EZAir EZDock, EZView+ Sends Video Over USB Ports

Stream your content from your PC to your TV. Wireless USB with EZAir EZDock and EZView+. Plug in the dongle to the USB port on the computer and the other dongle in the dock. You can run 2-3 monitors on the one connection. However, EZAir also uses a proprietary “Line of sight” option. That means if you are not in the room, you cannot pirate the video. The EZView+ also has the ability to send 1080p signal and 5.1 surround to a TV. EZAir will start at about $199. It should be available now. The wireless audio stream is also available for...

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Aigo Storage Mouse with Mini SD Card Reader

A compact mouse. That is what we need sometimes on the go. Running Bluetooth and using two fingers, you can quickly move around. You also get a laser pointer in it. Aigo makes many products from tablets to cameras. But have you ever thought that your mouse can have more functions than moving around on a PC? The mouse is available for $30. Interview by Andrew McCaskey of RV News Net TPN CES 2011 Live Coverage Sponsors: Thanks to Audible for sponsoring GoDaddy services saves you money! New Customers Save 25% on Hosting at GoDaddy. Thanks to Luxor for sponsoring Podcast:...

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txtBlocker Stops Texts, Facebook, Phone Calls While Driving

Can’t keep that phone down? Stop the employees from wrecking the company van? Want to make sure the kids are focusing on the road rather than their newest BFF’s drama? txtBlocker is the answer. txtBlocker simply blocks the texting when the person is driving. There are two components – an administrative side (website) and an application on the phone. It will block Facebook, txts, other programs (and some phone calls) when the phone is in motion over a certain speed. txtBlocker uses GPS and triangulation to detect movement. Over 15 miles will get blocked. If the phone is in a...